verb, noun Slang.
- barents sea,
- barf bag,
- bargain away,
- bargain basement
Origin of barf
Examples from the Web for barf
Yes, yes; Barf is as happy as a boy now, but I remember when he was back-set and fore-set with trouble.
Barf Latrigg is ageing fast now; he was my father's crony; if I slighted him, I should feel as if father knew about it.
Barf had lost his sight when I got there; but he knew my voice, and he asked me to lay my face against his face.
Barf's married daughters had their portions long ago, but he left each of them three hundred pounds as a good-will token.
"I ain't had a barf since Gravesend," said Dickie, and flushed at the indiscretion.Harding's luck|E. [Edith] Nesbit
Word Origin for barf
"to vomit or retch,"1960, American English slang, probably imitative. Related: Barfed; barfing. As a noun, from 1966. Barf bag "air sickness pouch" attested from 1966.